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Fernando Henrique Cardoso

Colombia's 'Third Way'

Julia E. Sweig | Posted 11.24.2014 | World
Julia E. Sweig

In 1935 Franklin Roosevelt told a Democratic Party convention that his New Deal social, labor and public works programs had enraged the "economic oligarchs" of the United States.

Former UN Head Kofi Annan and Former President of Brazil Cardoso Call for Decriminalization of Drugs

Tony Newman | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Tony Newman

Annan and Cardoso have delivered a devastating critique on the failed war on drugs and are calling on governments to adopt more humane and effective ways of controlling and regulating drugs.

A Game Changer in Brazil's 2014 Presidential Elections

Paulo Sotero | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Paulo Sotero

Former senator Marina Silva's unexpected decision to join the Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB) and position herself as running mate of governor Eduardo Campos of Pernambuco, president of the PSB, in next year's presidential race, has forced campaign strategists back to the drawing board.

Snowden Disclosures: What's Behind Hidden CIA Base in Brazil?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 07.25.2013 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

It's anyone's guess what the Brazilian military makes of such aggressive Pentagon maneuvering, but at long last the government seems to have woken up to the threat of electronic eavesdropping.

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Passionately Calls On U.S. to Stop Bloodshed by Legalizing Drugs

Tony Newman | Posted 12.21.2011 | World
Tony Newman

President Fox is part of a growing choir of world leaders speaking out against the drug war.

Leapfrogging Barriers to a Two-State Deal

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

There is a consensus brewing among progressives, big-name foreign policy hands and some neoconservatives that a borders/security strategy is a way to leapfrog over current impediments to progress in Israel and Palestine.